Launched in 2004, Travel to Wellness was the first online travel magazine catering specifically to the growing number of wellness-minded consumers and the ever-expanding wellness travel sector. We’ve been talking spas, wellness living, wellness travel and travel in general for over 13 years. Now, we are also working with companies and brands wanting to create new wellness travel offerings, market existing programs or launch themselves into the wellness travel space.
Anne Dimon – Founder/CEO/Editor
Travel to Wellness was founded in 2004 by Anne Dimon, a professional magazine and newspaper travel writer/columnist and industry journalist for the last 20 years. She has travelled the world for a variety of publications in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Asia. Along with being the editor and driving force behind Travel to Wellness, she continues to contribute to various publications – both consumer and trade – and is often interviewed on the subject of wellness travel. She is the Wellness Travel columnist for Travel Market Report. As a wellness-travel consultant, she has worked as co-creator and manager of the Wellness Travel Pavilion at the New York Times Travel Show, has worked with Virtuoso, helping the luxury global network to launch the first Virtuoso Wellness Zone at Virtuoso Week in Las Vegas in 2016. Currently, she is working with the Travel & Adventures Show to help create and program the new Wellness Travel Experience in four cities in 2018. Contact us for more info on that. Prior to her life as a journalist, Anne was president of her own public relations company, has worked in the hotel industry, and, in her early career, worked in broadcasting – radio and television – both on-camera and mic, and behind the scenes.
Other Members of the TTW Team:
Lynn Burshtein – Contributor
Lynn is a Toronto-based lawyer and freelance writer. She first began juggling these two roles during law school, where she was the Arts & Entertainment Editor of her school newspaper. A firm believer in achieving work-life balance, Lynn began taking wellness vacations to destination spas as an antidote to long hours spent at a desk. She became a freelance travel writer in 2009, with a focus on wellness travel and cultural excursions. Her assignments for numerous print and online publications have taken her across Canada and the U.S., and to Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.
Erin Davis – Social Media Manager and Contributor
Erin Davis is a Toronto-based writer with a love for fitness, travel, food, wine, girls’ trips and memory-making times. She has interviewed a slew of famous faces (like Ryan Reynolds, Cuba Gooding Jr, The Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson and Spike Lee), shared her travels in some of Canada’s most popular online publications (like Notable Life, Daily Hive and the Toronto Guardian) and inspired citywide discussions with her debate-provoking articles in publications like Torontoist.
Andrea Elizabeth Dragosits – Travel to Wellness Concierge and Contributor
Andrea has spent the last 15 years in the travel industry working in various capacities including customer experience and travel concierge services. She is also a Certified Travel Consultant. Following a decade in the corporate world, she learned to de-stress through the powers of yoga and meditation and living a more holistic life. Andrea has visited over 30 countries worldwide and, as our new Travel to Wellness Concierge, is available to help our subscribers find the right destination in both mindset and location. So, if you need advice planning your next wellness vacation or finding the perfect wellness retreat, contact us. This is a complimentary service for Travel to Wellness subscribers. If you are not yet a subscriber, we invite you to sign-up now.
Rachel Young – Newsletter Manager and contributor
A writer and yoga instructor based in Washington DC, Rachel nurtures a passion for spirited exploration and nature. An initial yoga retreat to Mexico sparked a travel bug that has whisked her to almost every corner of the globe, all in pursuit of physical and spiritual wholeness. Rachel comes from a corporate marketing/public relations background, an expertise which she leverages to spread the philosophy that happiness, health and travel are not mutually exclusive — she believes that you can have your cake, and eat it too! Rachel holds degrees from Florida State University and George Washington University and is a registered yoga instructor at the 200-hour level.